Category: Fun Facts

Alcohol and Drinking in American Life and Culture. (Fun Facts of Our Past)

Drinking in American life goes back to the early colonial settlers. (Virtually no Native Americans had alcoholic beverages.) Some have called making, distributing and drinking alcohol as American as apple pie. Actually, these activities may be more American than apple pie. That’s because they existed in America long before apples were introduced from Europe. Indeed, …

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World Drinking Trivia in Western & Non-Western Cultures

When we travel, we’re often surprised at how people in other cultures do things. For example, their eating, drinking, and other life styles can be quite different. Here we look at world drinking trivia. World Drinking Trivia I. Non-Western Culture Chicha is an alcohol beverage that people have made for thousands of years in Central …

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Alcohol and Drinking Words & Terms: A Glossary & Dictionary

Alcohol and drinking words can be confusing. What’s the difference between whisky and whiskey? Between a generic and a semi-generic wine? Or between beer and ale? Once you know the differences, see if your friends do. It’s fun! A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M|N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z A (Alcohol & Drinking Words) Absinthe is a spirit drink of aromatics including star anise, fennel seed, …

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Wacky Alcohol Laws That Will Surprise You, Guaranteed!

Wacky alcohol laws exist across the entire U.S. and beyond. Discover some of these silly laws right here. They appear in groups by subject matter. Have fun learning about these wacky alcohol laws. Then share them with your friends and family. I. Wacky Alcohol Laws A. Bars & Restaurants After Michael O’Neil opened O’Neil’s Saloon, …

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Trivia About Alcohol (Drinking Trivia from Around the World)

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Trivia about alcohol are fun! Amaze your friends and relatives. These trivia about alcohol appear in 12 categories. A fact that surprises most people is this. Standard drinks of beer, wine, and liquor or distilled spirits all contain the same amount of pure alcohol. Specifically, each has six-tenths of an ounce. A standard drink is a …

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Alcohol on Postage Stamps: Beer, Wine & Spirits

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Alcohol on postage stamps is a fun topic. Here you can find beer, wine, and distilled spirits (liquor) featured on stamps. And they’re issued by countries around the world. I. Background Alcohol on postage stamps is a frequent theme. Countries often use postage stamps to promote their products. Of course, a major export of many …

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Alcohol Songs (Beer, Wine, & Liquor or Spirits in Music)

Alcohol songs can be about alcohol, can be drinking songs, or may include lyrics about drinking. There are over 600 here. They represent many genres. How many of the songs do you recognize? Most alcohol songs have titles beginning with a letter. These are in alphabetical order. However, a few begin with a number. Those …

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Geography of Alcohol and Drinking (Discover the Unexpected)

The geography of alcohol is a fascinating subject. The spatial arrangement of activities is important. It can provide important insights. It can point out the unexpected. And also guide public alcohol policy. I. Geography of Alcohol Related Traffic Crashes. Texas has the most alcohol-related traffic crashes in the U.S. Of course it has more drivers …

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Famous Alcoholics (You’ll be Surprised at Some Names!)

Anyone can be alcoholic. It’s not just the skid row wino. There are many very famous alcoholics. This list isn’t limited to famous alcoholics. It also includes the infamous, rich, powerful, and influential. (By the way, be sure to visit Alcoholic Athletes and also Famous People Arrested for Drunk Driving.) It’s important to recognize the …

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Vodka Terms, Trivia, Cocktail Recipes, Resources, and More


You found it! Vodka terms, trivia, cocktail recipes, and more. Knowing vodka terms can help you enjoy and describe vodka better. And learning vodka trivia can amaze your family and friends. It’s fun! I. Vodka: What is It? Vodka is a clear, colorless, tasteless, neutral distilled spirit. Producers don’t age it. Distillers have commonly make …

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